Rounding up to the next 100

noydb jenn.duerr at
Thu Jan 21 22:52:36 CET 2010

On Jan 21, 4:30 pm, Michael.Coll-Ba... at wrote:
> > From: noydb
> > If one has a floating number as a string, is there a spiffy way to
> > round that string-number UP to the nearest 100?
> > XstrNmbr = 3579.127893 -- would want to round that to 3600.
> What's wrong with round?  round( XstrNmbr, -2 ) seems to do the trick.
> Or do you want to get rid of the decimal point as well?
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Thanks Arnaud!

Michael - Nothing is wrong with round -- when I tried it initially, I
was confused on the base -- seeing it from this example helped clear
it up.

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